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Equipment (Costs)

Volume 78: debated on Thursday 9 May 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the average cost of a new (a) King's Fund bed, (b) operating table, (c) renal dialysis machine and (d) whole-body scanner.

Costs vary with the types and models of equipment. Approximate average costs or ranges of costs are:

King's Fund Bed*330
Operating Table5,000–15,000
Renal Dialysis Machine7,000–10,000
Whole-Body Scanner220,000–1 million
* Standard variable height model.